There are 5 ways to get from Guangzhou to Shantou by train, bus, car, subway or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Chaoshan G6331 / ...

$44 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou East to Guangdong Shantou

$20 - $23

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Shantou 276 miles

$35 - $60

Line 6 subway to Guangzhou, fly  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Yide Lu to Yantang
  2. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Shantou (SWA) CAN - SWA

$40 - $560

Line 2 subway, train to Zhuhai, fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
  3. Fly from Zhuhai (ZUH) to Shantou (SWA) ZUH - SWA

$63 - $286

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Shantou is to bus which costs ¥130 - ¥150 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Shantou is to line 6 subway and fly which takes 3 h 47 min and costs ¥260 - ¥3700.

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The distance between Guangzhou and Shantou is 355 km. The road distance is 442 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Guangzhou to Shantou, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Guangzhou, China and Shantou, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Guangzhou to Shantou hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Guangzhou to Shantou hourly. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,100
Flights from Zhuhai to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Zhuhai to Shantou
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Chaoshan
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $35
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$95 - $120
Train from Guangzhou South to Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Guang Zhou Metro
Website
gzmtr.com
Subway from Yide Lu to Yantang
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
gzmtr.com
Subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
gzmtr.com
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou East to Guangdong Shantou
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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